Iranians react to Trump's travel ban

And though Iranians may resent the US government’s new visa restrictions, how they feel about America as a country is a little different.

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    A new extended US travel ban is due to come into effect. One of the original countries blacklisted by the White House was Iran.

    "Death to America" is a protest chant so synonymous with the country that US President Donald Trump even mentioned it in his recent policy speech as one of the reasons Iran's leaders could not be trusted.

    And though Iranians may resent the US government’s new visa restrictions, how they feel about America as a country is a little different.

    Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.


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